Italian focaccia - wheat tortilla (part 2)
The options for fillings of focaccia are so great that you can make your favorite cake, focusing only on your mood and desire. To obtain a fragrant version of the…

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Italian cheeses: 5 most popular
When it comes to Italian cuisine, pasta, pizza and, of course, famous cheeses come to mind. Residents of sunny Italy are proud of their cheeses; in August-September, grandiose festivals are…

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Forms and types of pasta (part 3)
Tubini - Tubini. Pasta in the form of simple tubes of medium size. It is distinguished by the possibility of cooking using quick frying. Vermicelli - Vermicelli. Translated from Italian,…

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Culinary Guide to Italy. Part I. Northern Italy

Italian culinary traditions have evolved over the centuries, absorbing elements of Greek, Arabic and Northern European cuisine, as well as neighboring France, Austria, Switzerland and the Balkans. Therefore, do not surprise the traveler with unusual names and recipes of traditional Italian dishes.

The Mediterranean climate is a paradise for cereals, so flour products are used everywhere in food and in huge quantities.

Typical italian food
So many varieties of pasta are not found in any country in the world. Continue reading

Classic Italian pizza – what is it?

The journey of our crew to Italy is still waiting in the wings. And the crew does not depart from its iron rule and begins to collect information about this amazing country. Let the first article of the future Italian cycle be about the traditional dish of sunny Italy. What is it, classic Italian pizza?
The answer at first glance is simple – a yeast dough cake, tomatoes, cheese and olive oil are taken.
In fact, a pizza recipe has been formed over hundreds of years. Almost 6 thousand years have passed since the invention of the furnace and the principle of dough leaven. In 1570, the word mozzarella was first used in the book of recipes of the papal court as the name for cheese made from buffalo milk. And after the discovery of America, the conquistadors brought the first tomatoes to Europe. But it was not until the 17th century that special chefs called pizza makers began to cook and sell pizza. Continue reading

Pizzeria Calvino in Trapani in Sicily
On the third day of our stay in Sicily, Mario and Antonella invited us to a pizzeria. I personally really looked forward to this evening, because I was eager to…

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Pizza
Pizza is a superstar of Italian cuisine. A national dish with crispy pastry, juicy filling, melted cheese and aromatic tomato sauce - the embodiment of a taste for life and…

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Culinary Guide to Italy. Part I. Northern Italy
Italian culinary traditions have evolved over the centuries, absorbing elements of Greek, Arabic and Northern European cuisine, as well as neighboring France, Austria, Switzerland and the Balkans. Therefore, do not…

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Types of pizza, composition and recipes
Depending on the size of the pizza, the amount of dough and toppings changes, but the ratio of ingredients remains approximately the same. Ingredients of Margarita pizza: pizza dough, tomatoes,…

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